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WELCOME SWALLOW (Hirundo neoxena)
Biodiversity > Birds > Land Birds

Welcome swallow

A small, fast flying bird seen swooping low over open grassy pastures catching insects on the wing. these birds only colonised Lord Howe Island in the 1970's. they breed under roofs of buildings, in roofs of sea caves and even in cabins of boats moored in the lagoon.

Length: 15cm

 
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